Refining diagnosis and treatment for those with autism has been the main focus of an emerging body of research. Researchers are pushing for an early diagnosis of autism spectrum diseases in children, which could lead to improved results for children and their families.
Medical researchers are concerned that people are falling for counterfeit stem cell treatments despite the fact that these 'therapies' have not yet been proven and many may even be downright dangerous, The Irish Times reports.
Dogs are known for their keen sense of smell and some researchers are hoping to use their ability in developing a early detection diagnostic tool for ovarian cancer, researchers said Thursday.
This past week proved to be an instrumental one for the protection of chimpanzees after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed a new rule extending "endangered species" protections to chimpanzees that are also held in captivity.
The average American consumes more than 3,400 mg of sodium a day, which is the same as 1 ½ teaspoons. Doctors have long touted the need to reduce sodium intake, but now a new study says there is actually no evidence to back up the benefits of a low-sodium diet.